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Schenley Park

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Situated in the heart of Oakland, Schenley Park has come to be Pittsburgh’s civic park. Created in 1889 with land donated by heiress Mary Schenley, the park now contains 456 acres of trails, woods, and attractions. A daily destination for university...more
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Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Squirrel Hill South
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great trail and paved paths around the park. Random glimpses of wildlife in this lush green space. Just be sure to bring your phone or GPS if you plan to go on a long run as it can be easy to get lost in this...More

Thank TammyV311
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We heard live music, saw wildlife and enjoyed a leisurely walk. If we lived here, we'd come back often. Instead, we'll come back the next time we're in PGH.

Thank Joette C
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Be ready for a walk. The park is lovely and you can easily get lost. If you are going in the winter months go prepared, it’s really chilly out here. The ice rink is kinda small but there are other activities you can do.

Thank Cinaalb
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Although we didn’t get to see as much as we have liked still it was picturesque and peaceful. It makes for a nice drive after being in downtown Pittsburgh. It’s a plus that Phipps Conservatory is located in the park, however, paid parking is a...More

Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We wanted to look at the signature statue and pond and there was nowhere to park without paying a fee. Likewise when we wanted to explore a trail. Nice park but not user friendly in this way. I'm sure the locals know where to park...More

3  Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Tons of opportunity for runners who like a challenge. Lots of inclines for great cardio. Plenty of parks available for families, parking is hit or miss depending on when you arrive.

Thank mrshope_ful
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Being from a much smaller locale, Schenley Park offers a lovely green space in the Oakland area. With Pitts campus surrounding the park, there is lots of activity and things to do (golf, Phipps Conservatory, just enjoying the outdoors). A very good place to visit...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Schneley Park is a great place to walk around! There are great jogging and walking trails that are both paved and unpaved. If you prefer trail runs, this is a great place (so is Frick Park!). Strollers are easy to use at Schenley Park.

3  Thank Ariana S
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Beautiful nature park near the university that is definelty worth a couple of hours of exploration time!

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I love the romance of this lock bridges. The park was nice but the Schenley bridge which was covered with locks.. I gather those in love place a lock on the bridge a permanent symbol of love.

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Response from Anonymous855 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe a local person knows this but I printed a map of the park from the website.
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Gloria C
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Response from JoVermont | Reviewed this property |
I think there is parking at the conservatory, but we walked from the Air BNB we were staying at so I wasn't really paying attention to parking....
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